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Watch Cat Zingano vs. Miesha Tate full fight video for Zingano's impressive win over Tate at TUF 17 Finale.Zingano will try to get the UFC title against Rousey on Saturday night at UFC 184. read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be well represented -- though not in a good way -- at the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) meeting on Feb. 17, 2015, which kicks off at 1 p.m. ET from inside Grant Sawyer State Office Building in Las Vegas. That's where temporary suspensions are expected to be enforced for mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz, Hector Lombard, and Ashlee Evans-Smith, who all failed recent drug tests and will likely be scheduled for disciplina read news >>

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The Nevada State Athletic Commission’s Feb. 17 meeting will have no shortage of fighters who recently failed drug tests.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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A Brazilian news outlet is claiming that the UFC has blocked payment to the former champ following his UFC 183 drug test failure. Anderson Silva has reportedly had R$ 6 million (roughly $ 2.170 million US) blocked by the UFC due to his pre-fight drug test failure. Veja.com.br reported the news, stating that the money will be released after the Nevada Athletic Commission has made its final rulings on Silva's case. The amount is the sum of his $600,000 purse to show, win bonus of $200,000, and his read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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Nick Diaz is no stranger to Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) disciplinary hearings. In fact, he and his attorney, Jonathan Tweedale, presented such a strong argument about marijuana use back in 2012 that NSAC eventually raised its drug test threshold, "to ensure fighters were not penalized for using marijuana days or weeks prior to competing." Well, Diaz was busted for weed once again after his fight against Anderson Silva at UFC 183 (read details here), which took place at MGM Grand Gard read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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Coming off of a tough win at BAMMA 17, UFC veteran Colin "Freakshow" Fletcher wants a shot at lightweight champion Mansour Barnaoui. read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 17 winner, Kelvin Gastelum, was poised to make his mixed martial arts (MMA) mark last night (Sat., Jan. 31, 2015) in the co-main event of UFC 183 against fellow top-ranked contender, Tyron Woodley. But, Gastelum missed his mark at yesterday's weigh in ... and it was all down hill from that point forward. Woodley won a split decision after three rounds of Welterweight action inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. But, it was a very dull duel, with both figh read news >>

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It'll be an Ultimate Fighter 17 reunion in Virginia. Luke Barnatt will take on Clint Hester at UFC Fight Night: Mendes vs. Lamas on April 4 in Fairfax, Va., Barnett announced Friday during the UFC on FOX 14 fan Q&A in Stockholm, Sweden. Barnatt referred to Hester as "an old friend." "I think we've been destined to fight for a very long time," Barnatt said. "It's been two years in the making." Barnatt was the first pick of Chael Sonnen's team on TUF 17 and Hester was Jon Jones' first pick. Barnat read news >>

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Strikeforce and Ultimate Fighting Championship veteran Jake Shields earned the biggest salary at WSOF 17 in his second appearance with the promotion, taking home $65,000 for his first-round submission win against Brian Foster ($15,000). read news >>

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Former Strikeforce champion Jake Shields handily topped the payroll report for last Saturday's WSOF 17 event, taking home $65,000 for his main event win over Brian Foster, according to figures released to MMAFighting.com by the Nevada Athletic Commission. Shields, a one-time UFC title contender who was unceremoniously cut from the promotion after seeing his four-fight unbeaten streak snapped at the hands of Hector Lombard in mid-2014, picked up his second straight first-round victory inside the read news >>

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Veteran fighter Jake Shields was the top earner at this past weekend’s WSOF 17 event after earning a disclosed payday of $65,000, of which $35,000 was a win bonus.Filed under: News, Videos read news >>

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It was a packed weekend in combat sports and the Monday Morning Analyst is here to cover the best and worst of it. On Friday, Bellator 132 featured a featherweight title fight and number-one contender bout. Saturday showcased WSOF 17 plus a heavyweight boxing tilt between Bermane Stiverne and Deontay Wilder. Last, but certainly not least, Sunday played host to UFC Fight Night 59, which featured Conor McGregor vs. Dennis Siver. We didn't get to it on today's podcast, but don't forget about the Le read news >>

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Even through an orchestra of slot machine jangles and a Taylor Swift mashup blasting from one of the casino bars, Brian Foster's voice is impossible to miss. "It's been too long, man," he shouted with his deep southern drawl that is immediately inviting, but at a volume that made a few groups of bystanders turn their heads in curiosity. "Good thing you can write, because you definitely aren't getting any better-looking." While the contact between us had remained frequent since I met him back in read news >>

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Jake Shields submits Brian Foster in the opening round to set up a title fight against Rousimar Palhares. Jake Shields went five years between submission wins before joining the World Series of Fighting (WSOF) family, all the way up until he submitted Ryan Ford by rear-naked choke in his debut with the promotion at WSOF 14. At WSOF 17, he did it again. Shields made short work of Brian Foster in the main event on Saturday evening (Jan. 17, 2015), at the Axis Theater inside the Planet Hollywood Re read news >>

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